Latest Acroporidae Stories
Scientists have for the first time discovered a creature that chemically disguises itself by ingesting chemicals from its prey in order to hide from potential predators, according to new research published this week in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
New research from the University of Southampton has identified a coral-eating flatworm as a potential threat for coral reefs.
A new study reveals that global changes in climate and ocean chemistry affect corals whether scarce or abundant, and often it is the dominant, abundant corals with wide distributions that are affected the most.
Many biological processes have their roots in the very earliest stages of life’s evolutionary tree, and new research indicates that part of our immune system may come from coral-like ancestors.
Researchers from the University of Hawaii say they have predicted the abundance and distribution of coral around the island state by using a computer model.
A new University of Georgia study has solved the mystery of dying coral in the Caribbean, where nearly half of all members of the marine species has likely perished over the past 16 years.
A new Endangered Species Act listings proposed by NOAA would cover 66 coral species found in the Pacific and in the Caribbean.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral system in the world, so big that it can be seen from space, is one of the planet’s most remarkable natural wonders. But researchers from University of Queensland have now revealed this precious ecosystem is not faring well.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.